Millennium Cohort Study introductory workshop

17th March 2014 10:00 to 16:30

This workshop introduces the Millennium Cohort Study (MCS) to both first-time and more experienced data users, and looks at newly-available data from the age 11 survey. It includes a computer-based training session that gives participants the opportunity to analyse the data under the guidance of experienced users. 

Programme description

Presentations in the morning will include:

  • Introduction to the MCS and what’s new in the age 11 survey
  • How to access the data
  • Documentation available 
  • MCS sample and issues of weights, non-response and attrition 

In the afternoon, the practical training session will cover:

  • Structure of the data
  • Merging and linking datasets
  • Using SPSS and STATA for data management and exploration of the data